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LEADING OFF: Mets eye clear weather at last, Cubs HBP woes

Apr. 17, 2021 02:56 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ WELL RESTED Jacob deGrom and the Mets hope to finally play some baseball. New York has had four games in six days either postponed or suspended due to weather, including a...

Rays dominate Yankees 8-2 in matchup of AL East strugglers

Apr. 17, 2021 01:41 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Clint Frazier was batting in the eighth inning when some Yankees fans erupted, throwing about a half dozen balls on the field and causing the game to be stopped for 2 minutes, 15 seconds. By the end of Friday night, New York manager Aaron Boone let loose...

Randle scores 44 in hometown, Knicks beat Mavs 117-109

Apr. 17, 2021 01:13 AM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Julius Randle scored 44 points in his best game in his hometown, leading the New York Knicks to a 117-109 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Friday night for a five-game winning streak, their longest in seven years. RJ Barrett had 24 points and eight...

Minnesota mayor blasts police tactics to control protesters

Apr. 17, 2021 00:54 AM EDT

BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. (AP) — Elected leaders in the Minneapolis suburb where a police officer fatally shot Daunte Wright want officers to scale back their tactics amid nightly protests, leaving some law enforcement called in to assist asking whether the city still wants their help. ...

Durant, Harris lead Nets to 130-115 win over Hornets

Apr. 16, 2021 23:06 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Kevin Durant had 25 points and 11 assists, Joe Harris scored 26 points and the Brooklyn Nets beat the Charlotte Hornets 130-115 on Friday night. Landry Shamet added 20 points for the Nets. Kyrie Irving had 12 on the day after LaMarcus Aldridge retired...

Hall scores again, Swayman solid as Bruins blank Islanders

Apr. 16, 2021 22:45 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Taylor Hall scored his second goal in two nights, Jeremy Swayman stopped 25 shots in his first career shutout and the Boston Bruins beat the Islanders 3-0 on Friday, their second win over New York in two nights. David Pastrnak added his 17th goal of the...

Man carrying unloaded rifle arrested in Times Square subway

Apr. 16, 2021 20:40 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A Ohio man has been arrested for openly carrying an unloaded, military-style rifle into a Times Square subway station. Police say patrol officers stopped Saadiq Teague, 18, of Canal Winchester, Ohio, without incident after they spotted him on Friday with...

Judge denies Ghislaine Maxwell's motions to toss sex charges

Apr. 16, 2021 18:58 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A judge on Friday rejected Ghislaine Maxwell’s arguments to toss charges that she recruited three teenager girls from 1994 to 1997 for then-boyfriend Jeffrey Epstein to sexually abuse. U.S. District Judge Alison Nathan in Manhattan denied claims that a...

Fire marshals: Overloaded power strip caused Queens fire

Apr. 16, 2021 18:38 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City fire marshals said Friday that an overloaded power strip caused an apartment fire in Queens that injured 21 people, including 16 firefighters. The April 6 blaze at the six-story building, which displaced about 240...

Mets-Rockies' Friday matchup postponed, doubleheader on tap

Apr. 16, 2021 18:21 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The game between the Colorado Rockies and New York Mets on Friday night was postponed because of a spring snowstorm that blanketed the Denver area overnight. The game will be made up as part of a doubleheader Saturday, with the first game to start at 3:10...